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Drawing circles in Matplotlib

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Graphs Cookbook
schedule Sep 6, 2022
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To draw circles in Matplotlib, create a Circle object and add it into the axis using the add_artist() method:

# The 0.2 here is the size of the circle
c1 = plt.Circle((0, 0), 0.2, color="blue")
c2 = plt.Circle((0, 1), 0.3, color="red")
ax = plt.gca()
ax.add_artist(c1)
ax.add_artist(c2)
plt.xlim(-2,2)
plt.ylim(-2,2)
plt.show()

This gives us the following:

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